Megophrys ligayae Taylor, 1920

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Genus: Megophrys > Species: Megophrys ligayae

Megalophrys ligayae Taylor, 1920, Philipp. J. Sci., 16: 350. Holotype: EHT F325, by original designation; now CM 3304 according to McCoy and Richmond, 1966, Ann. Carnegie Mus., 38: 247. Type locality: "northern Palawan", Philippines.

Megophrys monticola ligayaeInger, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 33: 224.

Megophrys ligayaeIskandar, 1998, Amph. Java Bali: 38; Delorme, Dubois, Grosjean, and Ohler, 2006, Alytes, 24: 17.

Megophrys (Pelobatrachus) ligayae — Mahony, Foley, Biju, and Teeling, 2017, Mol. Biol. Evol., 34: 754. 

English Names

Palawan Horned Frog (Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 438).

Distribution

Balabac and Palawan Islands, Philippines.

Comment

Removed from the synonym of Megophrys monticola (= Megophrys montana) by Iskandar, 1998, Amph. Java Bali: 38, where it had been placed by Inger, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 33: 224. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 438.

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